CNA II: PRN
Veritas Collaborative is a national healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders. Providing a range of services for individuals of all ages, we offer inpatient, acute residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient levels of care. Each patient’s care is individualized, evidence-based, and delivered in a gender-diverse and inclusive environment. Multidisciplinary treatment teams – made up of highly dedicated physicians, psychiatrists, dietitians, culinary professionals, therapists, nurses, education coordinators, administrative professionals, and skilled therapeutic assistants – aim to equip each patient and family with skills to continue recovery in the home environment.
We are a growing, mission-driven organization with a singular vision: a world in which all persons with eating disorders and their families have access to best-practice care and hold hope for a cure.
We expect a lot out of our employees; that’s why we hire people who share our passion for leaving the world a better a place than we found it. If you find yourself drawn to a stimulating, innovative environment, you’ll be happy you chose to work at Veritas Collaborative. We share a common belief that eating disorders are lethal, but they don’t have to be.
Join us, and help us save lives.
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is responsible for aiding the professional staff. Delivers direct care to patients as directed by the RN or LPN in charge.
Always maintains patient comfort and safety. Follows all departmental policies and procedures as well as safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
Represents the facility with integrity, adheres to the facility’s Core Values and mission and consistently maintains the dignity of each person.
• Receive and hand off report at shift change.
• Assist nurses with daily schedule/assignments within scope of practice.
• Obtain and document vital signs, blind weights, and accuchecks.
• Draw labs as ordered
• Obtain EKG’s
• Set up tube feeds and pumps
• Run point of care laboratory testing
• Assists and participates in meal support
• Attends training in support of the clinical philosophy handbook
• Attends meetings
• Answer phone, transfer and make calls, pursuant to facility procedures
• Assist with making outside appointments for patients.
• Assist with paperwork, admissions, discharges, copies, transfer packets.
• Proper cleaning and storage of medical equipment.
• Stocking, reordering and checking expiration on all supplies.
• Provide immediate follow-up and communication of incidents to appropriate nurse and/or manager.
• Assist department with change in a positive manner.
• Assist to provide a safe work environment for patient care. Assist with implementation of the annual goals for the department Perform other duties as assigned
• Knowledge of nursing services
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Ability to rapidly triage and determine appropriate course of action in complex situations
• Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude
• Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
• Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner
General Skills and Requirements:
• Adhere to dress code; appearance is neat and clean.
• Complete annual education requirements.
• Maintain patient confidentiality according to facility and regulatory standards.
• Report to work on time and as scheduled.
• Wear identification while on duty.
• Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations.
• Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times.
• Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.
• Communicate the mission, ethics and goals of the organization.
• Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
• Attend regular staff meetings and in-services.
• Occasional Physical Demands
- Pay Type Hourly
- DGL-Clinical, 615 Douglas Street, Suite 500, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America